4 Day Private Tour Tasmania Wildlife Encounter4 days - Wildlife Tour Package
Today you will be met by our local guide before venturing into Mount Field National Park, the oldest National Park in the state. Be mesmerised by the lush forest landscapes from eucalyptus temperate rainforest to alpine moorland. Guides provide interpretation along the rainforest walk to Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls and the Tall Trees, some of the tallest trees in the world. This cool temperate rainforest allows you the opportunity to search for some of Tasmanians 12 endemic bird species including Scrbutit, Black currawong and Tasmanian thornbill. After lunch you will have an opportunity to observe the unique duck bill and webbed feet Platypus in the wild. This semiaquatic, egg-laying, mammal is endemic to eastern Australia including Tasmania and is a recognizable and iconic symbol of Australia.
Accommodation: Hobart Grand Chancellor (Harbour view room)
Today embark on an ocean adventure along the spectacular Tasman Peninsula coastline. This award winning cruise explores waterfalls, sea cliffs, archways and deep sea caves whilst giving you the opportunity to spot an abundance of marine wildlife including seals, migrating humpbacked whales (seasonal) as well as common and bottlenose dolphins. As the cruise ventures into the southern ocean taking in the historic and famous Tasman Island, pelagic species of sea birds can be spotted including Shy, Wandering and Black-browed albatross, short tailed and sooty shearwaters, Australasian gannets and sea eagles. After lunch guests check into their accommodation for the night nestled between a beautiful beach and forest. You may like to relax at your accommodation or further explore the Tasman Peninsula in search of wallabies, possums white bellied sea eagles and black-faced cormorant, all possible in the area.
Accommodation: Stuarts Bay Lodge (1 bed cabin)
Upon leaving the Tasman Peninsula, enjoy a scenic drive passing coastal fishing villages along the stunning east coast. Continue to the Freycinet Peninsula with its exceptional beauty, pristine white sandy beaches and granite coastline. Stop at the internationally significant Ramsar wetland, Moulting Lagoon, breeding ground for various waterfowl and wetland birds, and a destination for migratory birds. Take an interpreted walk to the world famous Wineglass Bay lookout for some spectacular photo opportunities. In the evening, a night tour offers you the rare chance to observe fairy penguins, also known as little penguins, make their way from the ocean to their burrows and rookery.
Accommodation: Beach front at Bicheno (Seaview room)
After a relaxed morning continue back to Hobart where your guide will transfer you to the Hobart Airport or accommodation.